Dr. Lawrence Pass, MD

Dr. Lawrence Pass, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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66 y/o
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Dr. Lawrence Pass, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

TriStar Cardiovascular Surgery

2400 Patterson St Ste 307

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pass' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pass performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Pass performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pass treats Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Pass treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pass treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Pass treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Pass' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Aneurysm Surgery
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Diseases
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pacemaker Monitoring
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Patient Centered Care

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • Yale University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1985
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    University Of Rochester Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1979
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1979
  • 1977
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1977
  • 1973
    Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School
    1973

Awards

Dr. Pass' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pass

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
91.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Pass' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Terrible bedside manor. Never communicated with patient or family, three days in a row. Completely unsatisfied with Dr.Pass as he decided not to do the bare minimum to communicate with the family or even ask the patient how he is doing. He acted like the family and patient was a waste of his...Read More
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Excellent care.! Brought me through surgery that other Drs. had discouraged me from trying. Would and have recommended he and Centennial to others.
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Dr. Pass asked all the right questions, listened to my answers and explained in detail the surgical procedure I was to have. He covered in detail what I was to expect from the day of the operation through the recovery period. He covered in detail the complications that I might expect from the...Read More
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Dr. Pass and all office staff are great !!! They are caring,personable and make you comfortable during your office visit. They also take the time to answer any questions or concerns you might have. Would highly recommend to anyone having cardiac surgery. Tim Brown Clarksville, TN.
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Humana
Medicaid
PHCS
Private HealthCare Systems
Tricare
Prime
UnitedHealthCare
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